Nuclear Power Plant

Hp/Chem Spec I - Sr.

Company: Entergy Post Date: 10/31/2018 3:27 PM
Location: Russellville, Arkansas Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 10/31/2018 Projected End Date: 11/14/2018
Job Description

Investigate and respond to corrective actions.


  • Develop procedure guidance to implement radiological programs. 
  • Maintain radioactive source controls program.
  • Provide instrumentation technical support.
  • Respond to off normal radiological conditions.
  • Understand adverse radiological conditions on equipment and personnel performance.
  • Serve as a member of the Emergency Response Organization.


  • Technical calculations
  • Internal and external exposure evaluations
  • Airborne exposure assessment
  • Skin dose estimation
  • Dosimeter QC analyses
  • Isotopic mix trending
  • Whole body count assessment
  • Develop technical procedures
  • Design tests and experiments
  • Investigate and resolve technical problems
  • Evaluate new equipment or software products
  • Participate in industry, fleet, and site working groups
  • Perform assessments, audits, evaluations


Minimum education required of the position
B.S. Degree in Engineering or Chemical Engineering from an ABET Accredited School or equivalent work experience. 

Desired education of the position

  • 4 year Bachelor Degree in health physics or related science degree. 
  • Master’s degree in health physics preferred.

Minimum experience required of the position
2 - 6 years commercial nuclear experience.

Desired experience of the position
A minimum of ten years work progressive experience as a health physicist with task assignments in dosimetry, instrumentation, respiratory protection, self-assessments, corrective actions dispositions, NRC inspection support, procedure changes and implementation.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operations.
  • Outstanding communication and conflict management skills.
  • Proficiency with current computer business applications.

Desired knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Proficient in scientific theories and principles associated with health physics
  • Proficient in practices of researching scientific issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations.  Knowledge of regulatory documents such as 10CFR20, NRC inspection procedures and manuals, regulatory guides, HP Position Papers.  Knowledge of industry standards and guidelines from EPRI, INPO, NEI, ANI, ANSI.   

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Desired certificates, licenses, etc. for the position
Certified Health Physicist (CHP), Professional Engineer (PE), National Registry of Radiation Protection Technology (NRRPT), other professional certification or license.

Office environment with minimal physical requirements. As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.


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